By Paul M. Ong and Silvia R. González (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) In Uneven Urbanscape (Cambridge University Press, 2019), we present a theoretically grounded view of how society produces and reproduces racial economic inequality through the urban spatial structure. Many of the basic ideas are not new, and they have been discussed widely among PRRAC … [Read more...] about Urban Web of Spatialized Racial Inequality (January-April 2019 P&R Issue)
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By Jason Reece, Rachel Kleit & Amy Klaben (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) Escalating affordability problems, limited housing resources, lack of access to high-opportunity communities and federal retrenchment from fair housing goals has spurred a unique local housing mobility initiative in Columbus, OH. Move to PROSPER (MTP) is a pilot initiative seeking to … [Read more...] about Going Local to Support Fair Housing: Establishing the Move to PROSPER Housing Mobility Program (January-April 2019 P&R Issue)
By Martha Cecilia Bottia (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) It is a difficult time for immigrants around the world, particularly in the United States. Being an immigrant myself, I know it from personal experience. Regardless of citizenship status, reasons to migrate, educational background, ethnicity, fluency in the English language, and legal status, immigrants … [Read more...] about Educational and Residential Segregation of Immigrants in the United States (January-April 2019 P&R Issue)
By Charlie Dulik & Alexandra Fennell Like every major American city, New York is deeply spatially divided along racial lines, due to redlining, residential segregation and discrimination. Arguably no place exhibits this more clearly than north Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle, the intersection of white Williamsburg, predominantly Latino Bushwick and traditionally black … [Read more...] about Churches United for Fair Housing: Organizing and Litigating Against Exclusionary Housing Policies in Brooklyn (April-June 2018 P&R Issue)
By Erin Boggs, Sam Brill & Lisa Dabrowski Introduction Open Communities Alliance (OCA), a Connecticut-based civil rights non-profit that advocates for balanced affordable housing placement, launched in 2014. Because a central part of our advocacy message is that, along with investments in under-resourced areas, it is critical that low-income families of color have access … [Read more...] about Do Housing Choice Voucher Holders Want to Move to Opportunity? (April-June 2018 P&R Issue)